• Amazing Cells
    Interactive Resources - https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/

    Online resources about cell biology and cell communication including videos, interactives, and explorable web content. Related classroom materials are available at https://teach.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/ (under the Cells Communicate heading).

  • Amazing Cells: Cell Size and Scale
    Interactive Resources - http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/scale/

    An interactive content module lets the viewer compare the size of cells with other items through use of a visual sliding scale, from a 1 mm square down to a 340 pm carbon atom.* This module, “Cell Size and Scale”… [More]

  • Biology, Homeostasis, and Type 2 Diabetes
    Interactive Resources - https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/gemnet-bio-t2d-curriculum/home

    This 5-lesson unit teaches biology concepts to high school students through the phenomenon of type 2 diabetes. The unit integrates Next Generation Science Standards and addresses both physical and social mechanisms that contribute to the growth of type 2 diabetes… [More]

  • Cells in Context
    Interactive Resources - https://teach.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/#item2

    A set of online curriculum resources for exploring systems, organs, tissues, and cells and how they respond when pathogens invade. Includes interactives, videos, modeling activities, images of unusual cell types, card sorting activities, and a virtual microscope. Beautiful consistent art… [More]

  • Cloning
    Interactive Resources - https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cloning/

    Online resources exploring the science, the history, and the ethics of cloning. Includes an interactive cloning experience, an interactive quiz, and explorable web content. Related classroom materials include activities about cloning legislation and constructing a cloning timeline (available at https://teach.genetics.utah.edu/content/cloning/)…. [More]

  • Cyberchase
    Interactive Resources - https://pbskids.org/cyberchase/

    Developed for kids in grades K-8 and packed with mystery, humor, and action, Cyberchase is a PBS video series and online website that delivers positive messages about math by teaching concepts in a fun way that kids can understand. Cyberchase… [More]

  • Design Squad
    Interactive Resources - https://pbskids.org/designsquad/

    Designed to show kids that engineering is active, fun, and collaborative, “Design Squad” brings together eight high schoolers, working together in two groups of four, to tackle engineering projects for actual clients. On each episode, the teams have two days… [More]

  • DNA Extraction Virtual lab
    Interactive Resources - https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/labs/extraction

    A virtual lab experience showing step-by-step how a researcher would take a cheek swab to extract human DNA.

  • DNA Learning Center
    Interactive Resources - https://dnalc.cshl.edu/

    The mission of the DNA Learning Center is to prepare students and families to thrive in the gene age. We envision a day when all elementary students are exposed to principles of genetics and disease risk; when all high school… [More]

  • DNA Microarray
    Interactive Resources - https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/labs/microarray

    A virtual DNA Microarray biotechnique lab experience including step-by-step experiment steps along with tutorials on the science of microarrays.

  • Earth Observing Dashboard (NASA)
    Interactive Resources - https://eodashboard.org/

    The Earth Observing Dashboard is a free interactive tool that allows the user to look at the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on air quality, greenhouse gases, water quality, light levels, population, and production of goods such… [More]

  • Environmental Influences Survey for Type 2 Diabetes
    Interactive Resources - https://atom814072.typeform.com/to/iTgK4V0p

    What is your environmental risk for type 2 diabetes? Take the survey and compare your score! In this 25-question quiz, participants rate their local built environment, their own food choices, their community resources and more to see how these factors… [More]

  • Epigenetics
    Interactive Resources - https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/epigenetics/

    Online resources include videos, interactives, and explorable web content exploring epigenetics, genomic imprinting, and factors that influence the epigenome. Related classroom activities including a physical DNA/Histone model are available at https://teach.genetics.utah.edu/content/epigenetics/.

  • Ethics of Access: Vaccines and Insulin
    Interactive Resources - https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/ethics-of-access/home

    In this lesson, students explore how we decide who has access to health care resources in the face of conflicting choices. Written for direct student access through a Google Site, this lesson can be used for in-person, hybrid, or online… [More]

  • Exploring Genetics Through Genetic Disorders
    Interactive Resources - https://teach.genetics.utah.edu/content/genetics/

    A set of curriculum materials that explores the basics of genetics through the lens of various genetic disorders. Students use the NGSS Crosscutting Concept of Cause and Effect to determine how 5 different genetic disorders occur. Includes videos, interactives, paper… [More]